Global time spent on Android phones Coinbase User List increased 25% from 2019 to more than 3.3 trillion hours, according to App Annie’s 2020 End of Year Mobile Report that was shared with Marketing Dive. While all app categories in the report Coinbase User List saw respective lifts in time spent — social and comms (+20%), shopping (+25%), finance (+25%), games (+35%) and video streaming (+40%) — the overall growth was largely driven by a 200% surge in business app usage. Worldwide spending across Apple’s App Store and Google Play also grew 25% year-over-year to $112 billion,
With mobile app and game downloads Coinbase User List swelling 10% from last year to 130 billion. As mobile usage soared this year, the biggest winners were TikTok and remote collaboration tools that became de facto tools of those working from home. On App Annie’s ranking of the most downloaded apps, TikTok jumped three spots to top the Coinbase User List followed by Facebook, WhatsApp and Zoom Cloud Meetings, which moved 219 spots up the list. Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Google Meet (which made its debut on the ranking), Snapchat, Telegram and Likee rounded out the top ten. Dive Insight: The acceleration of mobile spurred by the coronavirus pandemic has been a top marketing story of 2020,
A fact which App Annie explores Coinbase User List in its 2020 End of Year Mobile Report. While lifts in time spent across app categories were expected, the outsized growth in business app usage illustrates how workplaces and employees shifted toward relying more on mobile devices to accomplish tasks, suggesting that marketers have opportunities in and with apps that are popular among remote workers. Apps like Zoom Cloud Meetings and Google Meet rocketed into the rankings of top downloaded apps as businesses went remote and workers looked to collaborate via mobile devices, a shift that could continue as App Annie predicts businesses will continue to be at least partially remote .